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Warners Bay High School

Warners Bay High School

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Technological and Applied Studies

... TAS is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative subject areas ...


TAS teachers teach a diverse range of subjects where students engage in design and production activities using up to date facilities and resources.

The Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) Faculty at Warners Bay High School are a team of multi skilled teachers offering a diverse range of technology subjects. The TAS Faculty are qualified in a range of areas offering students lifelong learning and career skills.

Technology and the understanding of the design process, enable students to learn how to manage, interpret, shape and alter their environment to improve their quality of life at home, school, in workplaces and in their community.

TAS subjects enable students to become 21st Century Learners through Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration and Creativity. The TAS subject's WBHS offers allow students to use technology tools and to collaborate to design innovative projects

Goals

  • To offer practical challenges in IT timber, metals, engineering, food technology, design and technology, digital technology, software design and development and textiles and design.
  • Create a positive and productive learning environment where students are deeply engaged and challenged.
  • Develop in students the understanding of the design process and how to use it in everyday life.

Student Achievement  

  • Highly experienced and dedicated teachers.
  • HSC Major Project and Folio showcase
  • Extensive skill base of TAS teachers for all TAS subjects.
  • TAS Gotchas rewards to support student engagement and learning

Enrichment Programs

  • Year 8 Tech Mandatory Excursion

  • HSC Major Projects Showcase

Our Team

  • Ms J Whitton: HEAD TEACHER
  • Mr K Bruce                               
  • Mrs K Bath ASSISTANT
  • Mr L Ford                                          
  • Mr C Butler                          
  • Ms T Allen                                        
  • Mr B Mackay                  
  • Mr J Moore
  • Mrs N Parker-Kennedy                        
  • Ms M Kennedy
  • Mr A Peden
  • Mr J Newman

Activities

  • Students in Year 8 have an opportunity each year to participate in a Newcastle Excursion to the University of Newcastle – City Campus, Light Rail and Newcastle Regeneration sites to find out about key technology related career paths for their future
  • Food Tech kitchens, Textiles Design room, Timber and Metal work workshops are fully resourced to teach key practical skills
  • Two dedicated computer rooms for students to learn real world computing skills such as coding, 3D printing, App design, video editing and graphic design skills

Courses

STAGE 4: Y7 & Y8

  • CONTEXT AREAS:
  • Agriculture and Food Technologies
  • Digital Technologies
  • Engineered Systems
  • Materials Technologies: Timber / Textiles
  • MINI-ELECTIVES:
  • Food Technology
  • Textiles Technology
  • Industrial Technology Timber
  • Design & Technology Mixed Materials
  • Future Gaming
  • Multimedia

STAGE 5: Y9 & Y10

  • Food Technology
  • Textiles and Design
  • Industrial Technology Metal
  • Industrial Technology Timber
  • Industrial Technology Engineering
  • Information and Software Technology
  • Design and Technology – Mixed Materials
  • STEM

STAGE 6: Y11 & Y12

  • Industrial Technology Metal and Engineering Technologies
  • Industrial Technology Timber Products and Furniture Technologies
  • Design and Technology
  • Textiles and Design
  • Food Technology
  • Software Design and Development
  • Engineering Studies
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • VET: Hospitality